Benjamin P. Mead

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Benjamin Penfield Mead
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Connecticut State Comptroller
In office
1895 – 1899[1]
Preceded by Nicholas Staub
Succeeded by Thompson S. Grant
Member of the Connecticut Senate
from the 12th District
In office
1889–1892
Preceded by R. Jay Walsh
Succeeded by Leander P. Jones
Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives
from New Canaan
In office
1885–1889
Personal details
Born September 21, 1849
Bridgeport, Connecticut
Died March 19, 1913(1913-03-19) (aged 63)
New Canaan, Connecticut
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Florence Heath
Children Benjamin Mead, Harold Mead, Florence Mead
Residence New Canaan, Connecticut
Alma mater Greenwich Academy
Occupation grocer, real estate
Religion Congregationalist

Benjamin Penfield Mead (September 21, 1849 – March 19, 1913) was Connecticut State Comptroller from 1895 to 1899, a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives representing New Canaan from 1885 to 1889, and a member of the Connecticut Senate representing the 12th District from 1889 to 1892.

He was the son of Benjamin Close Mead and Mary Elizabeth Rich of Greenwich.

In 1902, he was a delegate to the Connecticut Constitutional Convention.[2] He died in 1913 after an illness.[3]

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Preceded by
Nicholas Staub
Connecticut State Comptroller
1895–1899
Succeeded by
Thompson S. Grant
Connecticut Senate
Preceded by
R. Jay Walsh
Member of the
Connecticut Senate
from the 12th District

1889–1892
Succeeded by
Leander P. Jones
Connecticut House of Representatives
Preceded by
Member of the
Connecticut House of Representatives
from New Canaan

1885–1889
Succeeded by